The backhand push is a defensive stroke used against short, low balls.
Start in the ready position.
Bring the bat backwards, towards your chest.
Create a slightly open bat angle.
Keep your wrist straight.
This shot is played directly in front of your body.
Arm moves forwards to meet the ball.
Movement comes mostly from the elbow.
Bat angle stays open throughout the shot.
Hit the ball at the peak of the bounce (or slightly earlier) and out in front of your body.
Follow through forwards, and slightly downwards.
The bat finishes pointing in the direction the ball has travelled.
Return to the ready position.